The Renegade Rip

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

Republicans host a Take Back California event at The Mark in Downtown Bakersfield

September 14, 2018

California state Representative Travis Allen, 44, rallied fellow Republicans to “Take Back California” at The Mark restaurant in Downtown Bakersfield...

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

Democratic Women of Kern hold “Women in Politics” luncheon featuring Dolores Huerta

September 12, 2018

For years, women had no say in what was going on in the world, but one election at a time, that is all changing.

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

Whitney Weddell holds barbecue rally at Coral Key Park

August 31, 2018

Kern County will hold elections on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. On the ballot is Whitney Weddell (D). Weddell is running to be the next Kern County District...

“Kern Town Hall Uncensored” presents Republican and Democrat candidates discussing gun control, mental health, universal healthcare, and more

Jenny Brito, Web & Social Media Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under Features

“Kern County Town Hall Uncensored” presented Republican and Democrat candidates facing each other at the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame onApril 27. The event was moderated by Richard Beene, host of The Richard Beene Show, and Leticia Perez, Kern County Supervisor. They mentioned that most of the questions were sent by local Democratic and Republican youth,and the rest...

Presidential alternatives in third parties

Presidential alternatives in third parties

September 7, 2016

For over 150 years, the same two political parties have been the largest power brokers in the United States. When election years roll around, voters hear...

Stand up for what you believe in

Staff

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Barack Obama is once again the president of the United States, and with that comes a big responsibility on us, the citizens. The president cannot single handedly change the economy, education, health care or war. We, as citizens, have the responsibility to push for the right moves to be made, to make our voices heard so he knows what it is we want. If you voted for Mitt...

Local grocer thinks Prop. 37 good idea

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under News

One of the most controversial topics in the upcoming elections is that of Proposition 37. The proposition would demand all companies using genetically engineered food to label their product as genetically engineered. Controversy around this topic resides in what its true purpose is. Some say it is all a scam by a lawyer wanting to make money off of the big food companies....

Political truths shadowed by marketing

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In the Republican Party, there is an idea popularized by Reagan known as “The Eleventh Commandment,” and it states “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” This is not a gentlemen’s agreement, but a simple marketing strategy. Most importantly, this rule can be seen as a representative sample of the way that conservative thought works. Conservative...

Ideas emerge from political parties outside of Republican-Democrat paradigm

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

February 1, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In this recent debate, Libertarian politics have been discussed in an open and serious way by the nation, and that’s good even if you don’t like the Libertarian position. It means that for the first time, people are actually looking beyond the two party monopoly of the Republicans and Democrats and are trying to find some new ideas. Ron Paul has done quite well in...

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